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#2195094 - 12/03/10 08:57 PM Sterno Blind Heater
shoningram
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I used this last weekend. I took a sweet potato can (from thanksgiving) and bought a large can of sterno. When I got in my blind I lit it. Lasted about 4 hours. A little bit of smell until it was going good but then it was fine. Anyone else use this type of set-up?
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#2195219 - 12/03/10 10:28 PM Re: Sterno Blind Heater [Re: shoningram]
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#2195319 - 12/04/10 05:46 AM Re: Sterno Blind Heater [Re: buckhorn40]
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Up here in Pa. and New York it sometimes gets a tad chilly.. When i am on stand i take a Dry wall bucket with lid.. cut the very center out..The little round part dead center.. Then i get one of those un-scented candles..The big one so it sits good.. light it and put top back on.. it will give you all the heat you need to stay comfortable for hours and no smell at all..have done that for years...
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#2232879 - 12/28/10 06:42 AM Re: Sterno Blind Heater [Re: ]
DOC1187
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#2235310 - 12/29/10 05:02 PM Re: Sterno Blind Heater [Re: DOC1187]
sneakboxer
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i have never used a sterno can before but i have used a roll of TP in a coffee can full of rubbing alcohol. The TP works as a wick and the alcohol burns clean and hot. Just don't knock it over...
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#2270795 - 01/19/11 02:19 PM Re: Sterno Blind Heater [Re: sneakboxer]
J.M.A.N.
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 Originally Posted By: sneakboxer
i have never used a sterno can before but i have used a roll of TP in a coffee can full of rubbing alcohol. The TP works as a wick and the alcohol burns clean and hot. Just don't knock it over...
I have used this method many times! Great way to stay warm in a blind and it is odorless too.
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#2279043 - 01/24/11 06:46 PM Re: Sterno Blind Heater [Re: J.M.A.N.]
stryker
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I hadn't never heard these couple things before sounds like i would work good.
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#2279961 - 01/25/11 11:54 AM Re: Sterno Blind Heater [Re: stryker]
Rowdy
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I stopped using heaters when they came out with "HotHands"
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#2282211 - 01/26/11 08:16 PM Re: Sterno Blind Heater [Re: Rowdy]
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Good ideas.
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#2282213 - 01/26/11 08:17 PM Re: Sterno Blind Heater [Re: ghosthunter]
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BTW, what is sterno?
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